CBS has announced the storyline for the November 18 episode of How I Met Your Mother. John Lithgow reprises his role as Barney's father, Jerry. Frances Conroy and Wayne Brady appear as Barney's mother and brother, Loretta and James, respectively.
"Mom and Dad" - When Barney's father arrives at the hotel, Barney devises a plan that makes Robin very nervous. Meanwhile, Ted is convinced someone framed him by messing up a wedding-related duty, on the final season of, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Monday, Nov. 18 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. John Lithgow returns as Barney's father, Jerry; Frances Conroy returns as Barney's mother Loretta; and Wayne Brady returns as Barney's brother, James.
This episode was written by creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, and directed by Pamela Fryman.